| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:09 AM
In case there were any doubts about Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s slide into authoritarianism, they disappeared in one fell tweet Thursday when the government blocked access to the Twitter social media site. Though in the end, the move may...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Turkish President Abdullah Gul on Friday tweeted his disagreement with Turkey's Twitter ban, enacted Thursday by the country's Internet watchdog after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (pictured) vowed to close down the social media platform which was a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Hard to believe, but the 2005 is the latest release of the LAN Gran Reserva. Rioja works on a different time scale than the rest of the wine world, releasing its reds only when they're ready to drink. The 2005, mostly Tempranillo with just 10% each...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Harriet Tubman, the Marylander credited with leading hundreds of slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad, was honored with a Google Doodle today.
The Google search engine periodically uses an artistic interpretation of its logo, known as the...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:51 PM
WASHINGTON — Early last year, as Edward Snowden was preparing to disclose classified documents he had purloined from National Security Agency computers in Hawaii, the NSA director, Gen. Keith Alexander, was gearing up to sell Congress and the public...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Aetna on Monday announced a partnership with Mexico's largest health insurer, allowing customers of high-end plans by the Mexican insurer to have access to Aetna's network of doctors and hospitals in the U.S. and abroad.
The arrangement caters to more...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Google Maps for the iPhone is getting smarter thanks to a new feature that will recommend quicker routes to users as they drive.
"Outsmart traffic and save time on the road -- #GoogleMaps will notify you if there’s a faster route," the Silicon...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie.
DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG -- China's President Xi Jinping is to personally head a new high-level committee intended to strengthen the state's role in the internet in China.
The move is intended to expand use of the internet within China, to boost cyber-security and...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
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Firehouse Museum in Key West
History buffs can learn about Key West's past through its firefighting heritage at the Key West Firehouse Museum at 1024 Grinnell St. The museum...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:44 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has launched a new standalone website that features local bloggers writing about Central Florida life and the topics that matter to local residents.
Launched Tuesday, www.hypeorlando.com features a growing network of writers who...